The Legal Advocate

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NACA/NITA Public Service Program

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On November 15th NITA and the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) teamed up for a public service program in Washington, DC which trained 26 attorneys on deposition skills. NACA is a nationwide organization with more than 1,500 attorneys who represent consumers victimized by fraudulent and abusive business practices. NITA Program Director Mark Drummond, who […]

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From the Director’s Desk: December 2017

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It’s no secret that our biggest news is around the leadership transition here at NITA. We honor Karen’s passion for advocacy and her “all for one, one for all,” team-player orientation as we welcomed in our new normal. The transition is now official, and I am so thrilled to wrap up this year and focus […]

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NITA Faculty Volunteer All Stars

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NITA would like to give a special shout out to 15 of our faculty members who volunteered over 100 hours this year teaching at our programs. Thank you for your contribution to NITA! Jayme Cassidy directs the Veterans Law Clinic and Legal Incubator at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. Cassidy began teaching with […]

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Domestication and Enforcement of American Judgments in the European Union Member States

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written by NITA guest bloggers Massimo Reboa and Michael J. Dale Introduction In international commercial disputes, a major concern American lawyers can have is the collection of contractual debts. To avoid this problem, companies often use what is known as a bank demand guarantee, where a bank in the role of guarantor will pay the […]

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Cardinal Gibbons High School/NITA Mock Trial Training

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The National Institute for Trial Advocacy recently joined forces for a public service training program with the Nova Southeastern University College of Law for the trial advocacy moot court team from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ashley Willcott, a NITA faculty member and lawyer from Atlanta, Georgia, and NSU Law Professor and […]

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NITA’s team of practicing lawyers, professors and judges from around the nation dedicates its efforts to the training and development of skilled and ethical legal advocates to improve the adversarial justice system.

NITA’s Goals are to:

  • Promote justice through effective and ethical advocacy.
  • Train and mentor lawyers to be competent and ethical advocates in pursuit of justice.
  • Develop and teach trial advocacy skills to support and promote the effective and fair administration of justice.
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